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Instant Gratification for Your Website

In Marketing, Web Design Tips by Kelsey Larson

Let’s be honest here – most marketing campaigns don’t get you results overnight. They’re long-term investments in the success of your business. Right now, however? It’s July. It’s warm and sunny (although today’s foggy morning is a notable exception). You have better things to do than plan a six-month sales campaign for the holidays, not that that isn’t an admirable …

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Building a Killer Poster For Your Event

In Marketing by David Hamilton

Want to build enthusiasm for your play or festival? The marketplace is saturated with bad posters. If you want to get your message out there, you need a poster that is a cut above the rest.  Follow these simple guidelines to distinguish yourself from the pack. Step 1: Determine Your Marketing Strategy. This is a vital first step that oddly enough …

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New Monthly Graphic Design Specials For December

In Marketing, Monthly Specials by David Hamilton

Forget Black Friday shopping! David Hamilton Design is rolling out two new monthly specials for December.  Okay, they may not be as instantly gratifying as a big screen television, but it’s a good chance to get a jump start on all those new year’s resolutions that you’re about to make about finally giving your business the marketing attention that it …

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Why You Should Spring for a Good Photographer: Part I

In Clients, Design Ramblings, Marketing by David Hamilton

The Blue Ox Haunted Mill Tour this October was a complete success, bringing in over $10,000 for charity and turning away more than one thousand customers.  Hundreds of posters were hung up around the county, there was advertising on television and radio and the event’s Facebook page gained 500 followers in the course of two weeks, yet as I stood …

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The Tempest – A Marketing Case Study

In Design Ramblings, Marketing by David Hamilton

Every year or two, the theatre bug gets into me and I get roped into directing a Shakespeare production at North Coast Repertory Theatre.  Of course, my pet peeve in local theatre productions is that companies don’t know how to properly promote and market their shows, so with The Tempest, I set out to build an effective marketing campaign from …